It is a well-worn sports cliché. The Sophomore Jinx. Spanning the entire world of sports. For whatever reason, whether based on hard evidence or not, the calamities that seemingly occur for second-year players is real in the minds of fans of all teams in all sports.
Tampa Bay Lightning fans are no different. They were very happily surprised at Brayden Point’s rookie season last year. Coming out of nowhere before last season, he made fans do a double take by making the team out of training camp a year ago.
Point finished his initial campaign having played in 68 games while scoring 18 goals and ...
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